At a time when the NBA All-Star weekend's Skills Challenge drags on and the Slam Dunk Contest lacks luster, the Three-Point Contest is here to save Saturday nights everywhere. The participants for the league's 30th long-ball escapade were announced on Thursday. Show More Summary
The NBA Slam Dunk contest needs some star power. Calling the field of dunkers this year 'anonymous' is putting it mildly.
It's no secret that the NBA Slam Dunk Contest has lacked considerable energy over the last couple of years. And that's probably putting it kindly. An annual showcase that used to be the central focus of All-Star Weekend, the dunk contest...Show More Summary
You may remember Toronto Raptors wing Terrence Ross from his rookie season, when he won the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Since then, he's had a solid career up north, averaging 10.6 points per game to go along with 3.1 rebounds in the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary
After last year's failed team experiment, the NBA is going back to basics for the Slam Dunk Contest. With the structure in place for 2015, a true champion should emerge. Some fans might bemoan the lack of established stars in the dunk contest this year. Show More Summary
The best part about NBA All-Star Weekend used to be the Slam Dunk Contest. Remember those days? In recent years, an event that once exhilarated fans around the world has for the most part been a painfully flat afterthought. Last season,...Show More Summary
Probably an 8 or 9 out of 10, right?
So casual. Giannis Antetokounmpo will compete in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend. He got some extra preparation during Milwaukee's game on Saturday, throwing down a windmill dunk on a fast break. If he's doing that in games, imagine what he might have in store for the dunk contest.
The NBA has announced participants for the All-Star weekend festivities. Here they are in one place. The 2014 NBA All-Star Game will take place in New York City from Feb. 13-15. Friday and Saturday night festivities will happen at the...Show More Summary
The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk returns in its purest form at this February's NBA All-Star Weekend in New York, which is good news for the best pure dunker in the field: Zach LaVine. According to an official release, the convoluted conference split that led to so much confusion last year (quick, try to remember who won. Show More Summary
There had been some earlier media reports, but on Tuesday the NBA made it official by announcing the four players that will be participating in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk The post 2015 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced appeared first on SLAMonline.
By the end of the NBA’s 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, the whole country will know how to spell the name “Giannis Antetokounmpo.” Well, okay, probably not, but the second-year Bucks forward has been given the perfect forum to get folks better acquainted with his jaw-dropping athleticism. Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the “Greek Freak,” was selected Tuesday […]
The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature four exciting, up-and-coming players and a format change that adds an old-school feel to the 30th edition of the contest.
The Slam Dunk Contest has been the preeminent skills competition during the NBA's All-Star Weekend since its inception in 1984, and there is little doubt that will continue to be the case in 2015. This year's event is stacked with supremely...Show More Summary
There aren't any big stars, but there are still an intriguing list of participants, led by the emerging Milwaukee Bucks' star. The NBA has formally announced the participants for the 2015 dunk contest: Giannis Antetokounmpo from theShow More Summary
According to everyone's favorite NBA insider, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, this year's NBA All-Star Slam Dunk field has been chosen, and it's a doozy. Read more...
Three participants who reportedly committed to the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend have been revealed. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that Milwaukee Bucks wing Giannis Antetokounmpo, OrlandoShow More Summary
Unfortunately, we won’t see Andrew Wiggins in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest next month, but according to Yahoo! Sports, his high-flying teammate Zach LaVine will participate. Reportedly joining LaVine in The post Report: Zach LaVine to Headline NBA Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.
If there's one thing about Andrew Wiggins that the analytics crowd can't hate on, it's his insane athleticism, which will reportedly be on display at the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, although the NBA has not yet confirmed that. HoopsShow More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves first-year stud Andrew Wiggins will take flight at the 2015 Dunk Contest, according to his father Mitchell. Wiggins, the top overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, is […] The post Report: Andrew Wiggins to Participate in 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.